• DIY Humanoid Robot Kit: TyroBot on Kickstarter!

    Tyro Electronics have created a new DIY robotics kit and humanoid robot aptly named TyroBot, which has been designed to help teach those interested more about robotics and programming. The DIY robot kit is available with 3D...

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  • Pedro Petit Robot: 3D Printed Robotic Arm Fun and Safe to Learn

    If you are looking to learn more about robotics you may be interested in a new project which is being posted to the Hackaday website, detailing how to build a 3D printed open source robotic arm complete...

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  • 15 Minutes to Get to Heaven!

    Nathan Seidle, the founder of Colorado-based open source hardware supplier SparkFun, has demonstrated how a 3D printed robot he built and programmed was able to crack a safe in just 15 minutes. The DIY safe-cracking robot only...

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  • Polyfuge: Open Source Microcentrifuge Kit on Kickstarter

    If you’d like to do biological experiments, one of the most important tools you’ll need is a centrifuge. These devices can separate biological substances into their component parts by weight by spinning them around at a high...

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  • DIY a Pi 1986 Wireless Intercom

    To prove that ‘retro’ is not only for games, the Intructable user MisterM started this “Google Pi Intercom” project. The name might be a bit misleading, because it is essential a makeshift Google Home that is activated...

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  • Seeeduino or Arduino?

    Seeed has recently updated its open source development board Seeeduino V4 into a V4.2 model with shrunken price tag — just under $7 — for what’s essentially a full-sized Arduino Uno clone with a superset of the Uno’s expansion capabilities....

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  • FlyPi: 3D Printed, Low Cost and Open Source Lab Equipment

    The pursuit of neuroscience can be costly, particularly when it comes to lab equipment. Costs of commercially-available solutions can easily run into the tens or even hundreds of thousands; as a result, top-level research and training often...

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  • Maker Faire Rome: You’re all invited to the Europe’s biggest Innovation event!

    Organized by the Rome Chamber of Commerce, through its special concern Innova Camera, MFR aims to refocus the debate on innovation. It is the fair where business, education, and consumers mix to create a magic alchemy: a...

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  • SLOMO, the Arduino Controlled Ikea Frame

    A new slow motion frame has been created by instructable user jollifactory using an affordable IKEA Ribba frame and has been inspired by the Slow Dance Frame created by Jeff Lieberman. With carefully-coordinated vibrations and lighting, the...

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  • Q.bo One is the Open Source Robot Kit Based on Raspberry Pi and Arduino

    A new type of consumer-tier robot has launched, and it is called Q.bo One. This model, unlike ones before it, is open source and designed for anyone to build. The robot utilizes a simple programming language called Scratch, while...

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  • Maker Faire Rome 2017 – Call4Makers: June 15 – September 15. Don’t Forget to Apply!

    Maker Faire Rome is a great celebration of invention, open to all forms of applied creativity, from the most serious to the most imaginative projects, from new technologies to traditional arts and crafts. You can participate in...

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  • How to turn your Orange Pi 2G-IoT into a Cell Phone

    Few months ago we spoke about the Orange Pi 2g-IoT, a low cost ARM Linux board with 2G, and WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity, basically with the guts of a smartphone minus the display and battery. Shenzhen Xunlong...

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  • How to Grow Your Salad With a Rotating Hydroponic System

    Hydroponics is an effective way of growing plants indoors through the use of water medium and artificial lighting. It often involves having a system to raise and lower the water level around the plants to let the...

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  • DIY Arduino Self-Balancing Robot

    The robot, which will cost about $80 in parts, uses two stepper motors for greater movement precision than could be had with normal DC models. Regular DC motors can have mechanical friction and electric resistance differences. This...

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  • One of the Cutest Retrogames: Arduino Claw Machine!

    Maybe the claw machine is the most loved and the most hated game at the same time. Depending on your point-of-view, you may see claw machines as an interesting device that can normally be ignored, or perhaps...

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  • Build Something Different, Build a Tri Rotor Drone!

    If you are a watcher of the world of drones, or multirotors, you may have a fixed idea of what one of these aircraft looks like in your mind. You are almost certainly picturing a four-rotor design,...

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  • Maker Faire Rome is Back: 1-3 December 2017

    Maker Faire Rome is an all–ages gathering of ideas, projects, DIY, prototypes, innovative products, inventions, industrial robotics, model building, food, clothing and much more: this is the place where everyone can share his “know how”, improve technical,...

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  • 3d Printed Open Source and Open Hardware Modular Synthesizer

    Musician and suond designer José Luis Gonzalez Castro has a lot of experience with video game sound effects and creation, which paved the way for his current project. Castro is working to develop an 8-bit, reprogrammable modular synthesizer, which he...

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